6 Steps to Organizing Your Parents’ Move

Organizing Your Parents' Move http://movingmavins.comAre you preparing to move an older parent or senior relative out of his or her home? Caring.com shares six steps to help you organize your parents’ move and create a smooth transition.

Step 1: Get the Whole Family on Board

Moving an older relative from his family home to a new—and usually smaller—residence is labor intensive for you and emotionally disruptive for him. Tempting though it may be, it’s not a good idea to “surprise” a family member by sorting through his stuff when he’s not around. If you try to make an executive decision about his belongings, chances are, you’re headed for a run-in with him or others in your family.

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